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  1. "An academic story"
    a poem
    The New Criterion, April 1990, pp. 44-48
  2. "Adam Yankev"
    The New Yorker, October 24, 1970, pp. 56-128
  3. Adventures of the Letter I (1971)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  4. All Sorts of Things; In Country Houses; In the Twilight
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1996, pp. 43-45
  5. An American in the Thieves' Market
    The American Scholar, Summer 1959, p. 322
  6. [+]
    The Ancient Pistol of the Romantics (Review)
    Byron: A Biography, by Leslie A. Marchand
    1. Byron: A Biography by Leslie A. Marchand
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1958, pp. 451-453
  7. Andromeda (a verse play)
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1955, pp. 499-518
  8. The Arrivistes (1949)
    Poems, 1940-1949
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  9. The Associate
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1990, pp. 213-222
  10. The Battle
    The Paris Review, Spring 1955, p. 39
  11. Baudelaire in Three Injections
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1965, pp. 48-49
  12. The Best Hour of the Night (1984)
    Poems
    2 Reviews
  13. The Bird
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1957, pp. 371-373
  14. The Boarder
    The Paris Review, Fall 1958, p. 26
  15. The Boarder
    The Paris Review, Spring 1959, pp. 149-170
  16. [+]
    Books (14 Reviews)
    New Books of Poems
    1. Poems and Fragments by Friedrich Holderlin
    2. Bending the Bow by Robert Duncan
    3. The Dark Birds by Bert Meyers
    4. The Light Around the Body by Robert Bly
    5. The Hard Hours by Anthony Hecht
    6. After Experience by William D. Snodgrass
    7. The Blue Swallows by Howard Nemerov
    8. The Back Country by Gary Snyder
    9. Listen to the Warm by Rod McKuen
    10. Pop Poems by Ronald Gross
    11. The Lice by W.S. Merwin
    12. Rescue the Dead by David Ignatow
    13. Body Rags by Galway Kinnell
    14. I Am the Darker Brother by Arnold Adoff
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1968, pp. 73-76
  17. Brooklyn Flats
    The Partisan Review, March 1951, p. 192
  18. [+]
    Canadian Lights, Flashes and Fizzles (3 Reviews)
    Northern Lights, by George E. Nelson
    1. Northern Lights by George E. Nelson
    2. Canadian Short Stories by Robert Weaver
    3. The Oxford Book of Canadian Verse by Arthur J.M. Smith
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1961, pp. 150-154
  19. Caviare at the Funeral (1981)
    1 Review
  20. Collected Poems (1989)
    2 Reviews
  21. A Company of Poets (1985)
    1 Review
  22. "The Country House"
    The New Yorker, October 3, 1970, pp. 42-65
  23. Poets on Poetry
    Dead Horses and Live Issues
    The Nation, April 24, 1967, pp. 520-521
  24. Essays
    Disorder and Escape in the Fiction of V.S. Naipaul
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1984, pp. 571-577
  25. A Dream of Governors (1959)
    Poems
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  26. Dvonya
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1965, p. 56
  27. Early in the Morning
    The American Scholar, Summer 1955, p. 325
  28. At the End of the Open Road (1964)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  29. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (5 Reviews)
    Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
    2. That Uncertain Feeling by Kingsley Amis
    3. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell
    4. The Cross of Iron by Willi Heinrich
    5. The Malefactors by Caroline Gordon
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1956, pp. 302-309
  30. The Flaubert Pavilion; The Naturalist and the Volcano
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1985, pp. 57-62
  31. Flight to Cytherea
    The American Scholar, Spring 1958, pp. 213-214
  32. Four Poems
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1953, pp. 338-341
  33. Four poems by Desbordes-Valmore
    Translated & with an introduction
    The New Criterion, November 1995, pp. 34-43
  34. Francois Villon's The Legacy and The Testament (2000)
    2 Reviews
  35. A Friend of the Family
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1969, pp. 70-78
  36. The Further Off from England
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1997, pp. 422-434
  37. Reviews
    [+]
    A Garland for the Muse (5 Reviews)
    The Exclusions of a Rhyme, by J.V. Cunningham
    1. The Exclusions of a Rhyme by J.V. Cunningham
    2. Cypress and Acacia by Vernon Watkins
    3. With Eyes at the Back of Our Heads by Denise Levertov
    4. Bone Thoughts by George Starbuck
    5. To Bedlam and Part Way Back by Anne Sexton
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1960, pp. 284-292
  38. A Garland of Verses for Marjorie Hope Nicolson
    The American Scholar, Summer 1962, p. 405
  39. Good News of Death (a verse pastoral)
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1952, pp. 233-244
  40. Good News of Death and Other Poems (1956)
    2 Reviews
  41. Hot Night on Water Street
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1957, p. 585
  42. [+]
    Hydie and the Communist (Review)
    The Age of Longing, by Arthur Koestler
    1. The Age of Longing by Arthur Koestler
    The American Scholar, Summer 1951, pp. 376-379
  43. [+]
    Important and Unimportant Poems (11 Reviews)
    West of Your City, by William Stafford
    1. West of Your City by William Stafford
    2. Say Pardon by David Ignatow
    3. The Opening of the Field by Robert Duncan
    4. The Drunk in the Furnace by W.S. Merwin
    5. The Distances by Charles Olson
    6. Poems by Alan Dugan
    7. The Complete Poems of Cavafy by Constantine Cavafy
    8. Poems by George Seferis
    9. Six Poets of Modern Greece by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard
    10. Summoned by Bells by John Betjeman
    11. Halfway by Maxine W. Kumin
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1961, pp. 461-469
  44. In a Time of Peace
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1982, pp. 416-418
  45. [+]
    In the Absence of Yeats (6 Reviews)
    The Night of the Hammer, by Ned O'Gorman
    1. The Night of the Hammer by Ned O'Gorman
    2. Heart's Needle by W.D. Snodgrass
    3. Oddments, Inklings, Omens, Moments by Alastair Reid
    4. Plays and Poems, 1948-1958 by Elder Olson
    5. Fighting Terms by Thom Gunn
    6. The Sense of Movement by Thom Gunn
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1959, pp. 308-314
  46. In the Room We Share (1990)
    1 Review
  47. Memoir
    In Transit
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1994, pp. 619-637
  48. Indian Country
    The American Scholar, Winter 1968, pp. 80-84
  49. [+]
    An Intellectual Odyssey (Review)
    So Long to Learn, by John Masefield
    1. So Long to Learn by John Masefield
    The Saturday Review, March 29, 1952, p. 17
  50. Ishi
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 2005, pp. 92-95
  51. Islanders
    The American Scholar, Spring 1952, pp. 172-176
  52. The Iverson Boy
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1994, pp. 27-28
  53. The King My Father's Wreck (1994)
    A Memoir
    1 Review
  54. A Leave of Absence
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1990, pp. 584-591
  55. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 4, 1976, pp. 38-40
  56. "Life, the Interesting Character"
    The New Yorker, May 2, 1970, pp. 36-39
  57. Lines Written Near San Francisco
    The Paris Review, Spring 1964, pp. 69-71
  58. Memoir
    Love in the West and Other Memoirs
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1991, pp. 31-54
  59. [+]
    Lowell's Indissoluble Bride (Review)
    Day by Day, by Robert Lowell
    1. Day by Day by Robert Lowell
    The Saturday Review, October 1, 1977, pp. 26-27
  60. The Magic Carpet
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1989, pp. 635-644
  61. Magritte Shaving
    The Paris Review, Spring 1981, p. 271
  62. The Making of a Solider USA
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1966, pp. 76-80
  63. [+]
    Making the Impossible Familiar (Review)
    Villa Narcisse: The Garden, the Statues, and the Pool, by Katherine Hoskins
    1. Villa Narcisse: The Garden, the Statues, and the Pool by Katherine Hoskins
    The Saturday Review, December 15, 1956, p. 37
  64. The Man Who Married Magdalene
    The American Scholar, Spring 1951, p. 162
  65. The Marriage of Pocahontas
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1963, pp. 237-245
  66. [+]
    Matters of Tact (3 Reviews)
    Racine: Phaedra, by Robert Lowell and Jean Racine
    1. Racine: Phaedra by Robert Lowell and Jean Racine
    2. The Marriage of Figaro by Pierre de Beaumarchais
    3. Imitations by Robert Lowell
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1961, pp. 614-617
  67. Mississippi
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1955, p. 102
  68. Modern Poets of France (1997)
    A Bilingual Anthology
    1 Review
  69. The Morning Light
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1961, p. 540
  70. The New Books
    [+]
    New Books of Poems (15 Reviews)
    Selected Poems: New and Old, 1923-1966, by Robert Penn Warren
    1. Selected Poems: New and Old, 1923-1966 by Robert Penn Warren
    2. The Collected Shorter Poems of Kenneth Rexroth by Kenneth Rexroth
    3. Collected Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid by Hugh Macdiarmid
    4. The Collected Poems of Louis MacNeice by Louis MacNeice
    5. Collected Poems, 1966 by Robert Graves
    6. The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke by Theodore Roethke
    7. Poems 1957-1967 by James Dickey
    8. Words by Robert Creeley
    9. All: The Collected Short Poems, 1956-1964 by Louis Zukofsky
    10. Cold Water by Lou Lipsitz
    11. Live or Die by Anne Sexton
    12. The Sorrow Dance by Denise Levertov
    13. Excursions by Katherine Hoskins
    14. The Rescued Year by William Edgar Stafford
    15. Collected Poems by Keith C. Douglas, John Waller, G.S. Fraser, and J.C. Hall, ...
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1967, pp. 89-90
  71. New poems
    Another boring story
    The New Criterion, December 1986, pp. 50-51
  72. New poems
    Sea of grass
    The New Criterion, May 1986, pp. 35-36
  73. New poems
    Trouble
    The New Criterion, June 1987, pp. 34-36
  74. New poems
    The cabin
    The New Criterion, December 1990, pp. 42-43
  75. New poems
    A bayman
    The New Criterion, April 1992, pp. 38-40
  76. New poems
    The choir master's evening party
    The New Criterion, December 1993, p. 41
  77. New poems
    To a Russian poet
    The New Criterion, September 1995, pp. 37-38
  78. New Poetry
    America
    The Saturday Review, May 5, 1956, p. 24
  79. The New Poets of England and America (1957)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  80. North of Jamaica (1972)
    1 Review
  81. On a Veranda
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1966, pp. 86-87
  82. Letters
    On "The confinement of free verse"
    The New Criterion, October 1987, pp. 86-94
  83. On the neglect of poetry in the United States
    The New Criterion, September 1991, pp. 81-85
  84. Orpheus in America
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1957, pp. 374-375
  85. Orpheus in the Underworld
    The Paris Review, Winter 1955, pp. 33-35
  86. The Owner of the House (2003)
  87. [+]
    Passion and Manners (Review)
    The Life and Adventures of La Rochefoucauld, by Morris Bishop
    1. The Life and Adventures of La Rochefoucauld by Morris Bishop
    The American Scholar, Spring 1952, pp. 238-241
  88. "The Pawnshop"
    The New Yorker, July 3, 1978, pp. 28-34
  89. People Live Here (1983)
    Selected Poems 1949-83
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  90. Physical Universe; How to Live on Long Island
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1983, pp. 287-290
  91. [+]
    Play of Intellect (Review)
    The Dyer's Hand, and Other Essays, by W.H. Auden
    1. The Dyer's Hand, and Other Essays by W.H. Auden
    The American Scholar, Spring 1963, pp. 314-315
  92. Poems
    Harlem Heights; John the Baptist; The Ash and the Oak; The True Weather for Women
    The American Scholar, Summer 1951, pp. 304-313
  93. Poems
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1961, pp. 200-203
  94. Poems
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1962, p. 90
  95. Poems
    The rise; White oxen
    The New Criterion, December 1987, pp. 48-49
  96. Poems
    Working out
    The New Criterion, November 1991, p. 54
  97. Poems
    The Indian student; The poet's pipe
    The New Criterion, May 1993, pp. 33-35
  98. Poems
    The owner of the house
    The New Criterion, May 2000, pp. 38-39
  99. Poems from Memory
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1967, p. 73
  100. [+]
    Poetry Chronicle (11 Reviews)
    Collected Poems, 1937-1962, by Winfield Townley Scott
    1. Collected Poems, 1937-1962 by Winfield Townley Scott
    2. In Fact by John Ciardi
    3. Waterlily Fire: Poems, 1935-1962 by Muriel Rukeyser
    4. Collected Verse Plays by Richard Eberhart
    5. Tomorrow Morning, Faustus by I.A. Richards
    6. The Collected Poems of Weldon Kees by Donald Justice and Weldon Kees
    7. Letter to an Imaginary Friend by Thomas McGrath
    8. Long Live Man by Gregory Corso
    9. Silence in the Snowy Fields by Robert Bly
    10. The Drawbridge by Donald F. Drummond
    11. Arrivals and Departures by Charles Gullans
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1963, pp. 130-140
  101. Poetry of the Read-In Campaign
    American Dreams
    The Nation, May 30, 1966, p. 653
  102. [+]
    Poets In Isolation (5 Reviews)
    Great Praises, by Richard Eberhart
    1. Great Praises by Richard Eberhart
    2. The Green Wall by James A. Wright
    3. A Swimmer in the Air by Howard Moss
    4. Letter from a Distant Land by Philip Booth
    5. A Case of Samples by Kingsley Amis
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1957, pp. 458-464
  103. The Poet's Theme
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1988, pp. 93-142
  104. [+]
    Portrait of a Family (Review)
    The Home Letters of T.E. Lawrence and His Brothers, by M.R. Lawrence and T.E. Lawrence
    1. The Home Letters of T.E. Lawrence and His Brothers by M.R. Lawrence and T.E. Lawrence
    The American Scholar, Winter 1955, pp. 110-113
  105. The Previous Tenant
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1983, pp. 30-44
  106. Publishing Days; His Funny Valentine
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1986, pp. 81-86
  107. Realists
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1981, pp. 511-518
  108. [+]
    Rehabiliations of an Angel (3 Reviews)
    The Subtler Language, by Earl R. Wasserman
    1. The Subtler Language by Earl R. Wasserman
    2. Shelley's Mythmaking by Harold Bloom
    3. Shelley's Later Poetry by Milton Thomas Wilson
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1959, pp. 635-637
  109. The Return
    The Partisan Review, July 1951, pp. 421-422
  110. A Revolution in Taste (1978)
    Studies of Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, Sylvia Plath, and Robert Lowell
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  111. Riverside Drive (1962)
    2 Reviews
  112. Roll
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1948, p. 524
  113. The Runner
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1959, pp. 13-36
  114. Sacred Objects
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1965, pp. 102-107
  115. Searching for the Ox (1976)
    Poems
    2 Reviews
  116. "Searching for the Ox"
    The New Yorker, November 10, 1975, pp. 52-53
  117. Selected Poems (1965)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  118. The Shadow-hunter
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1966, p. 631
  119. Ships Going Into the Blue (1995)
    Essays and Notes on Poetry
    1 Review
  120. Sleeping Beauty
    The American Scholar, Summer 1955, p. 324
  121. Memoir
    Soldier's Heart
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1997, pp. 541-552
  122. A Son of the Romanovs
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1967, pp. 104-106
  123. A Story about Chicken Soup
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1963, pp. 576-577
  124. Strangers
    The American Scholar, Spring 1973, pp. 251-252
  125. [+]
    A Study in Evil (Review)
    The Devils of Loudon, by Aldous Huxley
    1. The Devils of Loudon by Aldous Huxley
    The American Scholar, Spring 1953, pp. 230-233
  126. Sway
    The Paris Review, Fall 1979, pp. 110-113
  127. There You Are (1996)
    1 Review
  128. These Sounds and This Movement
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1995, pp. 533-542
  129. Three on the Tower (1975)
    The Lives and Works of Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and William Carlos Williams
    2 Reviews
  130. Three Poems
    The Paris Review, Fall 1974, pp. 48-49
  131. Three Poems and a Note
    The Paris Review, Fall 1975, pp. 31-35
  132. Two poems
    Leon-Paul Fargue: Translated & with an introduction
    The New Criterion, March 1997, pp. 35-39
  133. Two Poems
    The Paris Review, Spring 1958, p. 41
  134. Two poems by Charles Baudelaire
    Translated & with an introduction
    The New Criterion, September 1997, pp. 33-39
  135. "Vandergast and the Girl"
    The New Yorker, December 5, 1970, pp. 62-161
  136. [+]
    The Vertical and Horizontal of Love (2 Reviews)
    Stealing Jesus, by Bruce Bawer
    1. Stealing Jesus by Bruce Bawer
    2. Presences by Paul Moore
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1998, pp. 616-622
  137. Memoir
    The Vigil
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1992, pp. 543-573
  138. Villa Selene (memoir)
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1989, pp. 382-408
  139. A Visitor
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1988, pp. 629-630
  140. [+]
    A Vital Human Occupation (Review)
    Poetry and the Age, by Randall Jarrell
    1. Poetry and the Age by Randall Jarrell
    The American Scholar, Winter 1954, pp. 118-119
  141. Walt Whitman at Bear Mountain
    The Paris Review, Spring 1960, pp. 26-27
  142. Waterloo, the Story of an Obsession
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1994, pp. 227-234
  143. What Chekhov Said
    The North American Review (New), Spring 1965, p. 52
  144. What's In It for Me
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1965, pp. 173-176
  145. Why Are You Walking?
    The Nation, June 6, 1966, pp. 690-692
  146. Windows
    The Paris Review, Summer 1955, p. 118
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